09/30/2021

Success Stories 1

Her name is KARRI SRAVANI KUMARI .She is from small village, Yanam, Pudducherry. She has 4 members in her family. Her husband lost his Job long back due to illness but, she is a successful progressive embroidery artisan due to her dedication and hardworking nature. After her husband lost his job she had all responsibilities on her shoulders. She...

07/07/2021

KHURJA POTTERY

KHURJA POTTERY  India, with its varied cultures and traditions, is home to several art forms that are either ethnic to the Indian land or have been brought to the country from different parts of the world. Especially, since the country had been colonized for long periods, people in different parts of the country took to these artworks which have...

07/07/2021

TANJORE PAINTING: A Royal Heritage of India

TANJORE PAINTING Tanjore or Thanjavur painting is a classical South Indian painting style, it is the native art form of Thanjavur which is also known as Tanjore city of Tamil Nadu. Tanjore paintings are deeply rooted to the art and culture of India. 'Religious paintings with a royal heritage', is the best definition for Thanjavur paintings, now...

07/05/2021

SAHARANPUR’S WOOD CARVING

SAHARANPUR’S WOOD CARVING Popularly known as the ‘sheesham wood village’, Saharanpur is home to some of India's finest wood carvers. The city is internationally famous for this craft and its artisans who have been creating magic with the material for years. The intricate and fine workmanship is what makes these products unique. Under the...

12/07/2020

Cane & Bamboo Industry of India

  CANE & BAMBOO INDUSTRY OF INDIA   India has long been a hub for traditional bamboo and cane products. Since ancient times, bamboo and cane were used by the tribal as a means for expressing their creativity and artistic streak as well as to make useful items of daily use. Indian handicrafts, especially products made...

12/01/2020

Firozabad Glass Industry

FIROZABAD GLASS INDUSTRY Glass is a unique material for the expression of art and craft. Amongst all material, it offers the highest degree of flexibility for shaping into a wide variety of products varying in design, forms, color and appearance. Firozabad, located in western Uttar Pradesh, India, is a huge industrial base for glass...

11/25/2020

Moradabad Brass

BRASS WORK FROM MORADABAD   India is the largest Brassware making country in the world. This art has been practiced in India over a thousand years. According to archeological records, brass was popular in India since the third century BC and most of the idols of gods and goddesses were made of this metal. Moradabad,...

11/18/2020

Indian Silk

INDIAN SILK Silk is the most elegant textile in the world with unparalleled grandeur, natural sheen, inherent affinity for dyes, high absorbance, light weight, soft touch and high durability and known as the “Queen of Textiles” all over the world. It has a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. Silk has many...

11/09/2020

Khadi

Khadi is a term used for fabrics that are handspun and handwoven, usually from cotton fiber. Khadi, also called khaddar, is a hand-woven natural fibre cloth originating from eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent, mainly Eastern India, Northeastern India and Bangladesh, but is now broadly used throughout India and Pakistan. While the fabric is often...

10/26/2020

Block Print

One of the most popular forms of hand printing is - Block printing. Block printing is a method of printing textiles by stamping ink-dipped blocks, made of wood or linoleum, onto fabric. This technique is one of the oldest and simplest ways to create custom fabric. It’s a more versatile and sustainable technique, lends itself well to small bespoke...

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